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Hail! Revisits The Helu Hurdle

Posted by Brian Tinsman on December 2, 2011 – 9:53 am

If the Redskins were looking for a spark in the running game, then just call Roy Helu “flint and steel.”

The rookie back had a career-high 30 touches for 162 yards and touchdown.  None of his touches were more important than his third-and-three play where he he caught the pitch, hurdled, bulldozed and sprinted 28 yards to paydirt, starting the improbable fourth-quarter comeback.

In this week’s edition of Ben Ceccarelli’s Hail! comic, we find out how Helu was able to levitate over his would-be tacklers:


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4 Responses to “Hail! Revisits The Helu Hurdle”

  1. By RussianBreadMaker on Dec 2, 2011 | Reply

    BEST – HAIL – EVER

  2. By psycoskin on Dec 2, 2011 | Reply

    Hopefully next week after we get this win you can show Helu wearing a stolen jet rocket back pack and him flying up and down the field.

  3. By Brian Tinsman on Dec 2, 2011 | Reply

    @psycoskin–

    I think subtlety is the name of the game, but I like where your head’s at

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